Add DPOR (Digital Partner of Record) on an Azure Subscription

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You will never hear words like “Don’t start your work!” “Wait for sometime” and even more from your Boss. Yes, It’s true my boss said this to me and I was caught into surprise. So, I reached out to my sales lead to know what happened exactly. But he said that the Boss wants to know, Is DPOR assigned to subscription by customer… What & how should I do It ??

Pre-Requisites before you start this activity

  1. Get rights or guide customer to fetch azure Subscription-Id from azure portal.
  2. Identify Subscription Admin or Subscription Contributor from customer end.
  3. Connect with your Partner sales lead to know your organizations MPN-Id

So, whats DPOR ?

Digital Partner of Record is associated with the partner who acts as a servicing partner to a Microsoft cloud subscription for customer. Whenever a new subscription is sold to customer (existing or new) the servicing partner should be added as a DPOR.

There are lot of benefits associated with this for customer, the partner and to Microsoft. So, how to add the DPOR records to customer’s new subscription?

Step-By-Step Process;

Step-1: Login to your customers subscription and fetch the subscription ID details

Step-2: Using your corporate email-Id login to “https://partner.microsoft.com/” and look for MPN id or connect with your partner sales lead and get the correct MPN-ID. In this case we will take it as 8881212

Step-3: Now once you have the subscription-id details of customer and your corporate MPN number. perpare a URL in undelined format

https://portal.azure.com/#blade/Microsoft_Azure_Billing/PartnerInformationBlade/subscriptionId/SUBSCRIPTION-ID/partnerId/PARTNER-NUMBER

Step-4: Once you outline all your details it will look like this…

Step-5: Now, send the URL details to Subscription Admin or Subscription Contributor and advise him to click on the link and which will route him to the following page.

Step-6: The partner ID has already been entered so, you have to validate the information which will populate the Partner details.

Step-7: Subscription Admin or Subscription Contributor has to click on “save partner” information and proceed with the closure.

By following above 7-steps you have successfully incorporated your organization details as a servicing partner to Microsoft subscription.

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